Queue Points

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Queue Points is the Black Podcasting Award and Ambie Award nominated music podcast that is dropping the needle on Black Music history and celebrating Black music through meaningful dialogue. The show is hosted by DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray. Visit https://queuepoints.com to learn more.

Episode Date
Diana Ross, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, and Remembering Angela Bofill: Divas of '83
Jul 17, 2024
Summer Vacations and What Makes A Good Road Trip Song
Jul 09, 2024
The Overweight Lover MC Heavy D: Hip Hop Pioneer and Bridge Builder
Jul 03, 2024
Beyond "Fool of Me": Celebrating Meshell Ndegeocello's Trailblazing Career
Jun 25, 2024
"Optimistic" by The Sounds of Blackness: The New Black National Anthem?
Jun 18, 2024
The Melody of Learning With Toni Kennedy of "What's Poppin' Penny?"
Jun 17, 2024
"Iesha," Kris Kross and the Child Icons of 90s Music
Jun 11, 2024
Debating 2024's Summer Anthems, Celebrating Soul II Soul's 'Back To Life', and the Hits of 1989
Jun 04, 2024
Cringe Songs & Transformative Justice w/ Shannon Perez-Darby and Tashmica Torok of Popaganda Podcast
May 28, 2024
The Black Famous Legacy of Teena Marie
May 14, 2024
Reflecting on Zhané's Musical Legacy
May 07, 2024
Slow Jams, Intimacy and Lyrics That Touch the Soul (Guest: Latrice Sampson Richards)
Apr 30, 2024
And The Beat Don't Stop: Empress Rah and Tosha Love on the Future of Hip Hop
Apr 23, 2024
The Art and Business of Songwriting (Guest: Brian Patrick Davis)
Apr 16, 2024
Queue Points 2024 Trailer
Apr 14, 2024
Beyoncé's 'Cowboy Carter' Revolution (Guest: Mike 'Big Mike' Bryant)
Apr 08, 2024
A Deep Dive Into Salt-N-Pepa's Legacy By Ranking Their Albums
Apr 01, 2024
Sesame Street’s Harmony, Lessons and Black Music History
Mar 24, 2024
A Conversation on the Healing Power of Dance Music
Mar 17, 2024
Beyond the Controversy: Khia's Impact on Hip Hop
Mar 10, 2024
'One Mic', the Super Bowl's Black Music History & the Legacy of Usher (Guest: Michael Motley)
Mar 03, 2024
Slow Jams Can Heal Us (Guest: Whitney Jones of Slow Drag)
Feb 13, 2024
Celebrating the Life and Career of J Dilla (Guest: Mr. Al Pete)
Feb 08, 2024
Dreamgirls and The Color Purple: Exploring Broadway, Black Music, Film and Culture
Jan 30, 2024
All That We Can Say: A Deep Dive Into Ms. Lauryn Hill's Career
Jan 23, 2024
The Unspoken Truth: Exploitation in the Music Industry
Jan 17, 2024
Loving You More and More: The Legendary Career of Barry White
Jan 09, 2024
Bonus Episode - Interview with Donwill (The Groove Suite)
Jan 03, 2024
Bonus Episode - Creative Commons Gems From Public Enemy And Nikki Giovanni (Radio BSOTS)
Dec 26, 2023
Carols and Culture: A Dialogue about the Influence of Black Christmas Music
Dec 23, 2023
Bonus Episode - SWV: Right Here (They Reminisce Over You Podcast)
Dec 22, 2023
The Enduring Relevance of Soul Food: Music, Family and Life Lessons
Dec 13, 2023
Passing Down the Beat: Exploring Intergenerational Perspectives on Music
Dec 05, 2023
Isaac Hayes: Channeling Black Pride and Masculinity Through Tender and Soulful Music
Nov 28, 2023
The Irresistible Legacy of Teddy Pendergrass: A Deep Dive into His Influence and Essence
Nov 21, 2023
The Body as an Instrument: Nurturing the Health and Wellness of Black Music Makers
Nov 17, 2023
Exploring the Soundscapes: Jason Randall Smith's Journey into Radio and Music
Nov 03, 2023
Hip Hop's Impact Across the Pond: From the US to the UK (Guest: Ke Turner)
Oct 25, 2023
Leave It All Behind At 15: Soundtracking Life's Journey Through Love & Music
Oct 13, 2023
Hip Hop Reimagined: Creating a Culture of Respect, Equality, and Social Change #HipHop50
Oct 03, 2023
The Grammys, Intergenerational Experiences, Black Women's Empowerment: A QP Hot Topics Show
Sep 19, 2023
Examining Foxy Brown's Struggles and the Impact on Her Career During Hip-Hip's 50th Anniversary
Sep 05, 2023
The Power of the Drop: Trip Hop and Drum & Bass Shook The World (Guest: Jason Randall Smith)
Aug 29, 2023
The Transatlantic Connection: UK R&B and Hip-Hop (Guest: Jason Randall Smith)
Aug 22, 2023
Resilience and Resonance: The Legacies of House Music's Unsung Heroines
Aug 08, 2023
From Death Row to Madison Ave.: Snoop Dogg's Journey and Evolution
Aug 01, 2023
From Micky D's to Pepsi: Black Musicians, Marketing and the Food Industry
Jul 25, 2023
From Kid 'n Play to Salt-N-Pepa: The History of Hurby Luv Bug's Hit Machine
Jul 18, 2023
From Crack to Chronic: Preventing A Second Wave of the Crack Epidemic Through Hip Hop
Jul 13, 2023
'When Crack Was King': Author Donovan X. Ramsey On His Book About A Misunderstood Era
Jul 11, 2023
House Party: A Timeless Coming-of-Age Film that Shaped a Generation of Black Youth
Jul 04, 2023
The Unheard Melodies: Exploring the Scarcity of Songs about Black Fathers
Jun 24, 2023
From "Brandy" to "Full Moon": The Legacy of Brandy Norwood and Her Influence on Music
Jun 09, 2023
"Love to Love You, Donna Summer:" The Genius & Vulnerability of a Musical Icon
Jun 03, 2023
Aunty Entity: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Tina Turner
May 26, 2023
The Lady’s Run It: The Black Queer Woman Music Renaissance (Guest: Anna DeShawn)
May 20, 2023
Two Years Of Queue Points & A Celebration of Bob Marley
May 12, 2023
#RockHall, MET Gala & Our Top Shows of All Time
May 05, 2023
"One of One": Celebrating Unreplicable Artists
May 01, 2023
Teddy Riley: The Legendary Journey of the King of New Jack Swing #1988Series
Apr 23, 2023
"Been Around The World:" Songs By Non-Black Folks That Black Folks Love
Apr 14, 2023
Prizmatic: In Search Of ... Pharrell Williams
Apr 08, 2023
The Phenomenon of "Street Faërie": Cree Summer's Brilliant Rock Accomplishment #WomensHistoryMonth
Apr 01, 2023
Discovering the Essence of Jimi Hendrix through 'The Boy Who Kissed the Sky'
Mar 28, 2023
The Dangers of Extreme Fan Culture: Lessons from the Show "Swarm"
Mar 24, 2023
From Mary Dee Dudley to Wendy Williams: Discussing Black Women In Radio #WomensHistoryMonth
Mar 17, 2023
Radio Legend Joyce Littel On Her History, Working With Usher and What's Next #WomensHistoryMonth
Mar 16, 2023
Recapping Our Journey To The Ambies
Mar 11, 2023
Haven't You Heard? A Queue Points Conversation about Patrice Rushen
Mar 04, 2023
I Got 5 On It: DJ Sir Daniel and Jay Ray Ask One Another Questions About Music
Feb 25, 2023
R&B Girl Group ENV: Giving You Something You Can Feel
Feb 21, 2023
Revisiting Flavor Unit's Compilation "Roll Wit Tha Flava" and the rise of Zhané #HipHop50
Feb 18, 2023
Spike Lee & #HipHop50: Do you know? Do you know? Do you know? #1988Series
Feb 10, 2023
Black Steel In The Hour #HipHop50: Revisiting It Takes A Nation of Millions To Hold Us Back #1988Series
Feb 04, 2023
The Healing Project: A Discussion With Samora Pinderhughes
Feb 01, 2023
Drawing Conclusions: #HipHop50 and Animation
Feb 01, 2023
Forever Your Girl: The Lasting Legacy of Paula Abdul’s Debut
Jan 20, 2023
Didn’t We Almost Have It All?: 90s Girl Groups That Almost Became Superstars
Jan 14, 2023
Schoolhouse Rock At 50 & Recapping the Dionne Warwick Documentary
Jan 07, 2023
Giving the Gift of Music for the Holiday
Dec 10, 2022
Music from the Frontlines of the HIV Epidemic (Guest: stephen hicks)
Dec 02, 2022
The Concept of Gratitude (Guests: B4Nine Podcast)
Nov 27, 2022
It’s Still All Good: A Conversation on the Future of Hip Hop (Guest: CSW)
Nov 20, 2022
Hip Hop, Social Media & Violence: Is it still all good? (Guest: Mr. Al Pete)
Nov 12, 2022
Queue Up The Vote (Guest: Malika Redmond, Women Engaged)
Nov 06, 2022
Country Queens: Tina Turner, Cassandra Wilson, Tanya Trotter (Country Music Series Pt. 4)
Oct 28, 2022
For Love & Country (Country Music Series Part 3)
Oct 20, 2022
The Charley Pride Effect (Country Music Series Part 2)
Oct 14, 2022
DeFord Bailey, Grand Ole Opry and the Origins of Country (Country Music Series Part 1)
Oct 06, 2022
The Machines Are Coming
Sep 30, 2022
Blood Lust: The music industry’s obsession with hip-hop conflict
Sep 24, 2022
Can Black Folks Be Culture Vultures Too? (Guest: BLACK, GAY, stuck at home)
Sep 17, 2022
What happened to summer jams? / Black men and mental health (Guest: Reclamation Point Podcast)
Sep 09, 2022
Rob Milton Will See Us Now
Sep 02, 2022
Music or Multi-Level Marketing? (Guest: J Nolan)
Aug 26, 2022
The Independent Artist's Journey (Guest: DJ Saint Smith)
Aug 19, 2022
Beyoncé, "Renaissance" & CisHet Men on the Dancefloor (Guest: DJ R-Tistic)
Aug 12, 2022
Bountiful Freedom: A Show About Kelis
Aug 07, 2022
Hip-Hop, Lyrics and the Criminal Justice System
Jul 29, 2022
MC Philanthropists
Jul 17, 2022
To: Mariah Love, Queue Points
Jul 15, 2022
QP Weekly Roundup
Jul 09, 2022
"Who you callin' a hoochie daddy?" Hip-Hop, Fashion and Masculinity
Jul 01, 2022
A Brief History Of House & Black Canadian Music & Influence (Guest: @TROYPodcast)
Jun 25, 2022
The Quest To Uplift Black Country Musicians (Guest: Big Mike) #Junteenth2022
Jun 17, 2022
The Queer MC in the Tiktok Era (Guest: Medino Green) #Pride2022
Jun 10, 2022
Yo-Yo's "Black Pearl" Turns 30 & Remembering "I Was Born This Way" For #Pride2022!
Jun 02, 2022
Songs Turned Down Before Becoming Hits
May 27, 2022
COVERED: Remakes of classic songs that made us take notice
May 20, 2022
Honoring the Queen of Hip-Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige (Guest: Adrian Austin)
May 13, 2022
QP News Round Up: Ray J, Roe v Wade, "Shine Bright" and more
May 06, 2022
Music Festivals Are Back!
Apr 29, 2022
Naked & Unafraid: A Discussion (Guest: Kipper Jones)
Apr 22, 2022
Slow Jams & The Quiet Storm
Apr 16, 2022
Celebrating the Legacy of MC Lyte!
Apr 08, 2022
The 2022 QP Oscars Recap
Apr 02, 2022
Artists Who Flipped The Script: Eddie Murphy, Jasmine Guy, Shaq and more
Mar 25, 2022
Honoring A Tribe Called Quest, Phife's Legacy & more: #RockHall2022 Series (Guest: Rasta Root)
Mar 18, 2022
Honoring Fela Kuti #RockHall2022 Series (Guest: Mausiki Scales)
Mar 11, 2022
Lionel Richie: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Series
Mar 05, 2022
Show #40 - Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Series: Dionne Warwick
Feb 26, 2022
Dru Hill, En Vogue, Shalamar, Salt-N-Pepa and epic group break downs
Feb 18, 2022
Bad Brains "Banned In DC" and Triumphant At 40 Years Old
Feb 11, 2022
The Afro-Latin Tradition (Guest: Bruce Phillips)
Feb 04, 2022
When We Think Of Janet
Jan 28, 2022
Musicians on the forefront of the fitness revolution
Jan 22, 2022
Groundbreaking Crossover Rap Groups
Jan 14, 2022
The Six Times Azealia Banks Rocked Our Worlds
Jan 08, 2022
The 2021 Year End Wrap Up
Dec 31, 2021
Show #31 - "This Christmas" The 2021 Holiday Special (Guest: The Gipson Gazette Podcast)
Dec 25, 2021
Reviewing Rolling Stone's Top 50 Songs of 2021
Dec 18, 2021
The Artists You Love To Hate
Dec 10, 2021
Iconic Fashion Brands of Hip-Hop
Dec 05, 2021
The 2021 Thanksgiving Day Special & 2022 Grammy Nominations Discussion
Nov 28, 2021
The Chaka Khan and Stephanie Mills Verzuz Watch Party (Guest: Kipper Jones)
Nov 19, 2021
The anniversaries of Hard Core and Ill Na Na
Nov 13, 2021
The Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis Legacy (Guest: Daryle)
Nov 06, 2021
Spooky Classics
Oct 29, 2021
Ladies First
Oct 25, 2021
Tevin Campbell, Foxy Brown and Kelis "Momentum Interrupted"
Oct 15, 2021
Music in the Internet Age & the Universal Studios Fire
Oct 08, 2021
Betty Davis, Songs in the Key of Life, Remembering Andrea Martin
Oct 01, 2021
The Fugees Tour and The Case for the Album Rollout
Sep 24, 2021
Disappearing Acts In Music
Sep 17, 2021
"The Ballad of Omar," Rick James and the Times We Are In (Guest: Dapper Dan Midas)
Sep 11, 2021
Happy Birthday Sir Daniel, DONDA, Trick Daddy's "Salad" and other hot topics
Sep 03, 2021
The Rock & Roll Show
Aug 28, 2021
A DJ Saved My Life
Aug 19, 2021
Remembering Chucky Thompson, Happy Birthday Hip-Hop and Discussing Beyoncé
Aug 12, 2021
Sounding Off On DaBaby, talking Verzuz and Honoring Philadelphia International Records
Aug 05, 2021
Does hip-hop promote wellness?
Jul 22, 2021
Conscious Music
Jul 15, 2021
"Summer Of Soul" & 90s Music Industry Copycats
Jul 08, 2021
Saweetie, What Happened to A&R? & the BET Awards
Jul 01, 2021
Comebacks and Second Chances
Jun 24, 2021
Why aren't there girl groups anymore?
Jun 17, 2021
Record Store Day Celebration 2021 (Guest: Jonathan Blanchard)
Jun 10, 2021
How important is sampling in music?
Jun 03, 2021
Summertime Anthems & Indigenous House
May 27, 2021
SWV, Verzuz, and the Banned Hip-Hop: A Musical Journey on Queue Points
May 13, 2021